The “green” movement can cover a lot of our preparedness interests and purchasing habits, providing a degree of OpSec and cover for us. Conservationist and environmentalist are commonly bad words in some preparedness folds, but as a professional greenie myself (certified conservation landscape designer, landscape architect, permaculture designer, Critical Areas Act consultant, and ecosystem restoration [...]
I know that Greece’s current economic situation is not news anymore. But in today’s economical context on a worldwide scale, it’s important to understand how the most affected and weakest link will destabilize little by little the entire global economy. Local economy is fully dependent on global economy. All the countries are intertwined from an [...]
I’ve touched on the subject of economic instability time and time again and I’ve talked about the effects that will disrupt everyday life for regular citizens. As proof of the desperate financial situation the US is in, stands not only the decline in lifestyle for the average Joe, but also well established industrial giants, who [...]
Believe it or not, gardening is available to anybody, no matter if you have the available gardening space or not. As long as you have a little free time to take care of your crops and you have the ingenuity, you’ll get your very own “modular” garden in no time. Bucket gardening is the best [...]
There are a lot of options when it comes to the tactical / survival knives department. Plenty of manufacturers on the market are competing to release the ultimate survival knife; and many of them have released plenty innovative models. But I won’t be talking about knives in general today; I’ll channel my attention only on [...]
Keep your house locked and blocked! Many people don’t even lock their doors! Keep all your doors locked and bolted when you are not at home- or even when you are! Also, keep a block of wood or a metal bar down along your sliding door to prevent it from being opened easily, since many [...]
Those that were hoping for an “economic renaissance” in the United States got some more bad news this week. It turns out that the U.S. economy is in significantly worse shape than the experts were projecting. Retail sales unexpectedly declined in March, total business sales have fallen again, and the inventory to sales ratio has [...]
Buying the perfect tactical wristwatch won’t be an easy task, especially if you consider the amount of models available on the market. There is no such things as the ultimate survival watch, but you can always find one that will suit your needs better than all the others. Consider the brand, the precision of the mechanism, battery life, the equipment it comes with (GPS, altimeter, compass, barometer, thermometer, etc.) and last but not least the price. Don’t go spending too much for too little.